Police investigating suspicious death in rural area of Maple Ridge

Homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death in a rural area of Maple Ridge.

The Lower Mainland Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said it was deploying investigators to the 24500-block of Lougheed Highway on Sunday.

Police describe it as a rural area used frequently by pedestrians.

Officers are working to identify the victim.

They are asking for anyone who may have been in the area to call police.